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Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini Golf

Tee up in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and let the games begin! Chickens, stars, a hungry snake, a gumball machine, and other novelties await you on the Walker’s new mini-golf course. Players will also encounter some favorites from last year’s course, including a tilting maze game, a gopher hole vortex, and foosball with garden gnomes.

Don’t let the choice between a round of putt-putt and a wander through air-conditioned contemporary art museum drive a wedge between you and your loved ones: every ticket includes free gallery admission (up to $14 value) for each golfer.

Hours

  • Open daily, beginning May 22: Thursday–Saturday, 10 am–10 pm; Sunday–Wednesday, 10 am–8 pm.

  • Early Bird Discount: $2 off every ticket, Monday–Thursday, 10 am–1 pm.

  • Tee times are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis; no advanced reservations. Wait times may be longer in the evenings and on weekends when the course is busiest.

  • For weather-related and course closure information, call 612.375.7697.

  • On the following dates, the course will close early for private events:
    Tuesday, July 22, 10 am–5 pm
    Tuesday, August 12, 10 am–4 pm
    Wednesday, August 13, 10 am–6 pm
    Monday, August 18, 10 am–4 pm
    Monday, August 25, 10 am–4 pm
    Tuesday, August 26, 10 am–6 pm

Free Mini Golf for New Members

Join the Walker as a new member and receive a free 9-hole round of artist-designed mini golf (Course A or B) for everyone included in the membership.

Discounts and Special Offers from U.S. Bank

Open a new U.S. Bank credit card at a Twin Cities branch and receive a complimentary Walker membership, which includes a free 9-hole round of golf (up to $75 value). More details available here.

Already have a U.S. Bank credit card? Pay for mini golf with a U.S. Bank card and save $4.50 (18-hole game).

Private Rentals & Events

For information about private rentals and events, contact events@walkerart.org or call 612.253.3540.

Special Accommodations

For information about special accommodations, please contact info@walkerart.org or call 612.375.7697. Mini golf is first-come, first-served for parties of less than 50 people.

For information about accessibility, contact access@walkerart.org or call 612.375.7564.

Dog House

Thursday–Saturday, 11:30 am–8 pm
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11:30 am–5 pm
Closed Monday
Swing by after a round for a tasty hot dog with a selection of toppings, or chill out before your tee time with a soda or a cold beer.

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Open daily, 6 am–12 midnight

With more than 40 artworks, a conservatory brimming with art and foliage, and a stunning arbor on nine acres, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of Minnesota’s favorite summer destinations. Experience this treasured landmark through free audio guides, lively tours, or online at walkerart.org/garden.

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Funding

Walker on the Green: Artist-Designed Mini Golf sponsor

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is a project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board.